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Jo M. Orise
(previously: Joanne S. Cabana)

1976 A.A. University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine
1978 B.S. University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine

Further Study with

Maine Artists:
Ed Mayo
Ron Goyette
Carol Sebold
Hannah Ineson
Ronald Frontin

 

New Hampshire Artists:
Robert Gordon

 

Florida Artists:
Jen Bowen
John Bescher
Nancy Rogers

TEACHING and other activity
2016-2018 Coordinator, Art Hanging Committee, Aldermere Farm Gallery, Rockport, ME
2012 Art Juror The Artist Group, Wolfeboro, NH
1992-2000 Art Introduction and Art Special Ed, Massabesic High School, Waterboro, ME
1988-1989 Art Introduction and Art Appreciation, Gorham High School
1979-1984 Adult Introduction to Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Josoca Studios, Kennebunk, ME

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 The Brown Bag, Rockland, ME
2014 The Brown Bag, Rockland, ME
2014 Highlander Coffee Shop, Thomaston, ME
2013 Highlander Coffee Shop, Thomaston, ME
2013 The Brown Bag, August Show, Rockland, ME
2013 The Brown Bag, July Show, Rockland, ME
2013 Northway Bank, West Ossipee, NH
2012 The Brown Bag, Rockland, ME
2012 Salt Water Farm Campground, Cushing, ME
2012 Northway Bank, West Ossipee, NH
2012 Highlander Coffee Shop, Thomaston, ME
2011 The Brown Bag, Rockland, ME
2011 Salt Water Farm Campground, Cushing, ME
2011 Northway Bank, West Ossipee, NH
2010 Northway Bank, West Ossipee, NH
2010 Wakefield Chiropractic, Sanbornville, NH
2010 Salt Water Farm Campground, Cushing, ME
2010 The Brown Bag, Rockland, ME
2010 Ossipee Public Library, Ossipee, NH
2005 Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
2004 Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
2004 South Tuftonboro Public Library, Tuftonboro, NH
2004 Ossippe Public Library, Ossipee, NH
2001 Tuftonboro Library, Tuftonboro, NH
2001 Ossippe Public Library, Ossipee, NH
2001 Beyond the Basics Beauty Salon, Wolfeboro, NH
2000 Ossipee Public Library, Ossipee, NH
2000 Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
1999 Ossipee Public Library, Ossipee, NH
1999 Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
1999 Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH — Meet the Artist
1994 Massabesic High School Library, Waterboro, ME
1986 Joanne McNichols Gallery Antiques, Kennebunkport, ME
1985 Allison's Restaurant, Dock Square, Kennebunkport, ME
1984 Crafty Patch Shop, Gallery, Route 1, Wells, ME
1984 Queen of Hearts Gifts, Gallery, Main Street, Yarmouth, Me
1984 Yankee Cutter Beauty Salon, Kennebunk, ME
1982 Sanford Savings and Loan, Waterboro, ME — Then and Now
1981 Alison’s Restaurant, Kennebunkport, ME
1981 Chamber of Commerce, Kennebunk, ME
1981 University of New England, Hills Beach, ME — Meet the Artist
1980 Village Greetings, Kennebunk, ME
1972 Elaine Powers Figure Salon, Biddeford, ME — Local Settings
1964 Biddeford High School Library, Biddeford, ME — Promoting Art Curriculum

GALLERIES
2018 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2018 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2018 Orise Studio/Gallery, Owls Head, ME
2017 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2017 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2017 Orise Studio/Gallery, Owls Head, ME
2017 Duck Trap Gallery, Camden, ME
2016 Orise Studio/Gallery, Owls Head, ME
2016 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2016 Lincolnville Art Gallery, Lincolnville Beach, ME
2016 Duck Trap Gallery, Camden, ME
2016 River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, ME
2016 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2015 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2015 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2015 River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, ME
2015 Small Wonder Gallery, Camden, ME
2014 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2014 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2014 River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, ME
2014 Store Upstairs Gallery, Port Clyde, ME
2014 Small Wonder Gallery, Camden, ME
2013 River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, ME
2013 Store Upstairs Gallery, Port Clyde, ME
2013 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2013 Small Wonder Gallery, Camden, ME
2013 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2012 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2012 Store Upstairs Gallery, Port Clyde, ME
2012 Small Wonder Gallery, Camden, ME
2012 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2011 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2011 Sandy Martin Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2011 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2010 Kittery Art Association Gallery, Kittery Point, ME
2010 Uptown Artist Gallery, Dade City, FL
2010 Sandy Martin Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2010 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2009 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2009 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2009 Sandy Martin Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2008 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2008 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2007 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
2007 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2007 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2006 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
2006 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2006 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2005 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2005 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
2005 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2004 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2004 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
2004 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2004 University of New Hampshire Silent Auction Art Show, Durham, NH
2003 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
2003 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2003 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2002 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
2002 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2002 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2001 Taylor Kumminzt Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
2001 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2001 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2001 Northwind Craftsmen Gallery, North Conway, NH
2001 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
2000 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
2000 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
2000 Taylor Kumminzt Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
2000 Northwind Craftsmen Gallery, North Conway, NH
2000 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
1999 Taylor Kumminzt Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
1999 New England Craftsmen Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
1999 Light of the Night Weaver Gift Shop Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
1999 Town Farm Market Gallery, Sanbornville, NH
1999 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
1998 Blue Shutter Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
1987 The Straw Cellar Gift Shop Gallery, Wolfeboro, NH
1988 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1987 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1986 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1985 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1985 Queen of Hearts Gifts, Gallery, Main Street, Yarmouth, Me
1985 Kennebunkport Gallery, Kennebunkport, ME
1984 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1983 Cole's Corner Barn, Gallery, Route 1, Wells, Maine
1983 Nott House, Kennebunkport, ME
1983 Gregg Alexander Gifts Gallery, Kennebunkport, MEdx
1983 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1982 Nott House, Kennebunkport, ME
1982 Snappy Turtle, Kennbunkport, ME
1982 Cole's Corner Barn, Gallery, Route 1, Wells, Maine
1982 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1981 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1980 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1979 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
1978 Josoca Studios, Gallery, Kennebunk, ME

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Senior College Art Show, Belfast, ME
2017 Aldermere Farm Art Show, Rockport, ME
2017 Senior College Art Show, Belfast, ME
2016 River Arts Gallery Group Artist Choice Show, Damariscotta, ME
2016 Aldermere Farm Art Show, Rockport, ME
2016 Maine Farmland Trust, Summer Stable Art Show, Belfast, ME
2016 Senior College Art Show, Belfast, ME
2016 River Arts Gallery Group Show, Damariscotta, ME
2015 Citrus County Art Center Art Show, Hernando, FL
2015 Maine Farmland Trust, Summer Stable Art Show, Belfast, ME
2015 The Brown Bag Group Art Show, Rockland, ME
2015 River Arts Gallery Group Mainly Maine Show, Damariscotta, ME
2015 Aldermere Farm Art Show, Rockport, ME
2015 River Arts Gallery Group Show, Damariscotta, ME
2015 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Hernando, FL
2014 Citrus County Art Center Art Show, Hernando, FL
2014 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Hernando, FL
2014 Aldermere Farm Art Show, Rockport, ME
2013 Citrus County Art Center Art Show, Hernando, FL
2013 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Hernando, FL
2013 River Arts Gallery Group Show, Damariscotta, ME
2013 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Hernando, FL
2013 Aldermere Farm Art Show, Rockport, ME
2013 Our Thomaston Gallery Art Show, Black Falcon Gallery, Thomaston, ME
2012 Goose Rocks Beach Assoc. Art Show at Goose Rocks Beach, Kennebunkport, ME
2012 The Artist Group, August Juried show, Meredith Village Savings Bank, Wolfeboro, NH
2012 The Artist Group, July Juried show, The Granite State News, Wolfeboro, NH
2012 The Artist Group, July Juried show, Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro, NH
2012 The Artist Group, Meredith Village Savings Bank, Wolfeboro, NH
2012 The Artist Group, June Juried show, Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro, NH
2012 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Hernando, FL
2011 Governor Wentworth Art Council Art Show, Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
2011 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Crystal City, FL 2011 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Hernando, FL
2011 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Crystal City, FL
2010 Travelers Rest Resort Art Club Show, Dade City, FL
2010 Governor Wentworth Art Council Art Show, Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
2010 Cattle Dog Coffee House, Hernando, FL
2010 Kittery Art Association Group Show, Kittery Point, ME
2010 Governor Wentworth Art Council Art Show, Gafney Library, Sanbornville, NH
2010 Goose Rocks Beach Assoc. Art Show at Goose Rocks Beach, Kennebunkport, ME
2010 Kittery Art Association Group Show, Kittery Point, ME
2010 Uptown Artist at Carrolwood Cultural Center, Tampa FL
2009 Travelers Rest Resort Art Club Show, Dade City, FL
2005 Governor Wentworth Art Council Art Show, Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
2003 Governor Wentworth Art Council Art Show, Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
2001 Governor Wentworth Art Council Art Show, Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
2001 Governor Wentworth Art Council Art Show, Gafney Library, Sanbornville, NH
2001 Dr. and Mrs. Bozuwa Farm Art Show, Wakefield, NH
2000 MHS Teacher’s Art Show, Waterboro, ME
1999 Governor Wentworth Art Council Art Show, Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro, NH
1999 Art Gallery Walk, Wolfeboro Arts Center, Wolfeboro, NH
1998 Wakefield Art & Craft Marketplace, Wakefield, ME
1987 Artist Guild of the Kennebunks, The Community House, Kennebunkport, ME
1986 Wells Summer Sun Show, Wells High School, Wells, ME
1985 United Maine Craftsmen, Brewer, ME
1985 League of Maine Craftsmen, Stevens Avenue Armory, Portland, ME
1985 League of Maine Craftsmen, Ogunquit, ME
1985 United Maine Craftsmen, Cumberland Fair Grounds, Cumberland, ME
1985 Yarmouth Clam Festival, Yarmouth, ME
1985 Wells Fire Auxiliary Show, Wells High School, Wells, ME
1985 Wells Strawberry Festival, , South Berwick, ME
1984 League of Maine Craftsmen, University of Southern Me Gym, Portland, ME
1984 United Maine Craftsmen, Brewer, ME
1984 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Portland Expo, Portland, ME
1984 League of Maine Craftsmen, Stevens Avenue Armory, Portland, ME
1984 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Maine Mall, So. Portland, ME
1984 League of Maine Craftsmen, Ogunquit, ME
1984 United Maine Craftsmen, Cumberland Fair Grounds, Cumberland, ME
1984 School Around Us Art Show, Town Hall, Kennebunkport, ME
1984 Tatnic Hill Art Festival, Wells, ME
1984 Yarmouth Clam Festival, Yarmouth, ME
1984 Wells Fire Auxiliary Show, Wells High School, Wells, ME
1984 Artist Guild of the Kennebunks, The Colony Hotel Ballroom, Kennebunkport, ME
1984 School Around Us Art Show, Town Hall, Kennebunkport, ME
1984 Wells Strawberry Festival, South Berwick, ME
1984 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Maine Mall, So. Portland, ME
1983 United Maine Craftsmen, Brewer, ME
1983 Fryeburg Academy Show, Academy Auditorium, Fryeburg, ME
1983 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Portland Expo, Portland, ME
1983 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Stevens Ave Armory, Portland, ME
1983 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Maine Mall, So. Portland, ME
1983 United Maine Craftsmen, Cumberland Fair Grounds, Cumberland, ME
1983 School Around Us, Village Green, Kennebunkport, ME
1983 Yarmouth Clam Festival, Yarmouth, ME
1983 Wells Fire Auxiliary Show, Wells High School, Wells, ME
1983 School Around Us, Village Green, Kennebunkport, ME
1983 Artist Guild of the Kennebunks, Art Show, Chappel Gallery, Kennebunkport, ME
1983 Saco Sidewalk Art Show, Saco, ME
1983 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Newington Mall, Newington, NH
1983 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Maine Mall, So. Portland, ME
1982 School Around Us Art Show, Town Hall, Kennebunkport, ME
1982 New England Crafts Market, York, ME
1982 United Maine Craftsmen, Cumberland Fair Grounds, Cumberland, ME
1982 United Maine Craftsmen, Augusta Armory Show
1982 United Maine Craftsmen, Christmas Show, Augusta, ME
1982 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Maine Mall, So. Portland, ME
1982 York Maine Art Craft Show, York, ME
1982 Artist Guild of the Kennebunks, Art Show, Chappel Gallery, Kennebunkport, ME
1982 Saco Sidewalk Art Show, Saco, ME
1982 Sidewalk Art Festival, 3 Thieves Inn, Saco, ME
1982 Art Fair, Hanson Elementary School, Kennebunk, ME
1982 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Maine Mall, So. Portland, ME
1982 American Legion Art Show, Town Hall, Kennebunk, ME
1982 United Maine Craftsmen, Cumberland, ME
1981 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Stevens Ave Armory, Portland, ME
1981 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Portland Expo, Portland, ME
1981 School Around Us, Christmas Art Show, Kennebunkport, ME
1981 United Maine Craftsmen, Rumford, ME
1981 York County Crafts Show, York, ME
1981 United Maine Craftsmen, Cumberland, ME
1981 School Around Us Art Show, Kennebunkport Village Green, Kennebunkport, ME
1981 Artist Guild of the Kennebunks, Art Show, Chappel Gallery, Kennebunkport, ME
1981 Southern Maine Craftsmen, North Berwick, ME
1981 Southern Maine Craftsmen, Newington Mall, Newington, NH
1981 Saco Sidewalk Art Festival, Saco, ME
1978 Saco Sidewalk Art Festival, Saco, ME
1978 Portland Sidewalk Art Festival, Portland, ME
1977 University of Maine, Gorham Art Gallery, Gorham, ME — Student Art Show

CONTRIBUTIONS
2013 Alisson's Restaurant, print, Appalachian Mountain Teen Project, silent auction, Wolfeboro, NH
2012 Alisson's Restaurant, print, Fuel and More, silent auction, Kittery, ME
2012 Alisson's Restaurant, and Mount Mansfield prints, Montpelier Senior Activity Center, Building Fund silent auction, Montpelier, VT
2008-2010 Cartoonist, The TR Times, Dade City Fl
2005 Alisson's Restaurant, print, Actor-Singers Scholarship silent auction, UNH, Durham, NH
2001 Ossipee Public Library, Solo Exhibition sales %
1998 Alisson's Restaurant, print, Massabesic High School, lottery funding Civil Rights Team, Waterboro, ME

AWARDS
2015 "Friendship the Nudge" water color, Aldermere Farm Art Show chosen as promotion poster.
1986 Ceramic tile mural installation, "Toulouse Geese and Gnomes" signed Joanne S. Cabana, Josoca Studios. Permanent installation/feature, Joanne McNichols Gallery Antiques, Kennebunkport, ME
1981 Josoca Studios, "Kennebunks-Scene About" group show. First Prize, "Allison's Restaurant" graphite.

WEBSITES
2012-present www.jmorise.com Writing Blog
2012-present www.twitter.com/jomorise Writing and Art Tweets
2012-present www.facebook.com/jomorise Jo M. Orise Studio page
2012-present www.facebook.com/jo.orise Jo M. Orise page
2016-present www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/jo-orise/shop Special Gifts Featuring Jo's Art
2011-present jomorise.blogspot.com/ Art Blog
1988-present www.JoMOrise.com Fine Art Gallery
1988-present www.OriseDesigns.com Illustrations, Special Projects

 

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